The article asks the question,
When do you ever find time for God?Here are some of the answers:
The One-Minute Bible, Day by Day, whose brief readings promise to inspire your “daily walk with the Lord.”And let’s not forget Aunt Susie’s 10-Minute Bible Dinners: Bringing God Into Your Life One Dish at a Time.
Or check out 5 Minute Theologian: Maximum Truth in Minimum Time.
The American style of worship, like everything else in overloaded lives, is speeding up. Call it God on the go.If you need something in-between the 5 Minute Theologian and the 10-Minute Bible Dinners, there’s the 7 Minutes With God. And if your kids are as hurried as you, try The Kid Who Would Be King: One Minute Bible Stories About Kids.
This hurried search for the Almighty partly explains the rise of a niche industry of books, DVDs, podcasts, text messages and e-mail blasts that distill the essentials of faith.
Faith leaders are working to capitalize on that spiritual hunger, not just with convenience but with high production values — adding JumboTron screens, live music and other novelties to services.President of the National Association of Evangelicals, Rev. Leith Anderson, says:
“My father used to say, ‘Going to church over the radio or television is like kissing your girlfriend over the telephone,’ Anderson said. “It’s a good thing to kiss your girlfriend over the telephone. But it’s a whole lot more fun in person.”What do you think?